Bjärsjöholm Castle

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Bjärsjöholm Castle
Bjärsjöholm slott
Ystad Municipality
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Bjärsjöholm Castle
Bjärsjöholm Castle is located in Skåne
Bjärsjöholm Castle
Bjärsjöholm Castle
Type Castle
Site information
Open to
the public
Yes (Renaissance castle)
Site history
Built 1300s

Bjärsjöholm Castle or Bjersjöholm Castle (Swedish: Bjärsjoholm slott or Bjersjöholm slott) is a Renaissance castle from the 16th century, 3 km northwest of Ystad, Scania, in southern Sweden. Originally consisting of four brick buildings built around a courtyard, the present castle consists of two buildings, with a newer addition close by.

The newer addition on the estate, the Bergsjöholm Castle (Swedish: Bergsjöholm slott), was built in Romantic, German style in 1849-50, on a hill just south of the old castle. It is a three-story building flanked by two square towers. In 1890, one of the Renaissance buildings needed extensive renovations and only the gables could be saved.

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